The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Principal Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Solution Architect
Rank 922 940 997
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +57
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Solutions Architect 14 35 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.032% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.033% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 14 27 4
Median salary £77,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.23% -
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £85,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94361 106979 116217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.46% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79501 88148 95129
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Principal Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Principal Solutions Architect in the job title.

Principal Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Principal Solutions Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Principal Solutions Architect within the UK.

Principal Solutions Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Principal Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Solutions Architect over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 within the UK.

Principal Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Principal Solutions Architect
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +19 13 £77,500 +19.23%
London +8 5 £77,500 +19.23%
City of London - 4 £77,500 -
Nottingham - 3 £77,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £77,500 -
East Midlands - 3 £77,500 -
North West - 2 £65,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £61,500 -
South East +28 1 £75,000 -11.76%
Reading +15 1 £75,000 -
Berkshire +2 1 £75,000 -

Principal Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, Principal Solutions Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Principal Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 10 (55.56%) TOGAF
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Retail
3 7 (38.89%) TDD
3 7 (38.89%) Finance
3 7 (38.89%) Zachman Framework
3 7 (38.89%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (38.89%) Product Management
3 7 (38.89%) SaaS
3 7 (38.89%) BDD
3 7 (38.89%) Big Data
3 7 (38.89%) Business Analytics
3 7 (38.89%) Analytics
4 5 (27.78%) Java
5 4 (22.22%) Windows
5 4 (22.22%) CRM
5 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle
6 3 (16.67%) SAP
6 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 3 (16.67%) Supplier Management
6 3 (16.67%) Data Management
6 3 (16.67%) Office 365
6 3 (16.67%) IaaS
6 3 (16.67%) PaaS
7 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure

Principal Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) SaaS
2 3 (16.67%) IaaS
2 3 (16.67%) Office 365
2 3 (16.67%) PaaS
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Network Security
1 1 (5.56%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 8 (44.44%) Retail
2 7 (38.89%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) EJB
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) J2EE
2 1 (5.56%) JMS
2 1 (5.56%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (55.56%) TOGAF
2 7 (38.89%) Analytics
2 7 (38.89%) BDD
2 7 (38.89%) Business Analytics
2 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (38.89%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (38.89%) Product Management
2 7 (38.89%) TDD
2 7 (38.89%) Zachman Framework
3 4 (22.22%) CRM
4 3 (16.67%) Data Management
4 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 3 (16.67%) Supplier Management
5 2 (11.11%) ERP
5 2 (11.11%) OO
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) BitLocker
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) XenApp
2 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
1 3 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) AppSense
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Symantec
2 1 (5.56%) VMware